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Brian Jacques’s Redwall and the Damaging Tropes of Epic Fantasy

How Redwall became one reader's first lesson in liking problematic things, and how its damaging tropes drove them away from the series.

Food With a Side of Fiction

There's a strong connection in my mind between books and food, perhaps because I've seen both as a comfort and also a source of excitement.

Re-reading the First Novel I Ever Read

On re-reading a childhood favorite.

Adventures in High Fantasy

Lately, in an effort to turn myself entirely into a Viking-esque fantasy character with a big beard and sword, I’ve ...